The “Basic Injection Molding” training program from A.

The “Basic Injection Molding” training program from A. Routsis Associates Inc., Dracut, Mass., has been enhanced with detailed graphics and more training information. The lessons now include updated information on electric machines, more in-depth discussion of start-up/shutdown techniques, greater detail on gate types and runner designs, better explanations of molding parameters, and more troubleshooting tips. There is also more emphasis on safety training and recognizing defects and their causes. A course now takes five to seven hours to complete on average, versus three to five hours previously.